Calm water, warm weather, stunning scenery and no crowds. All come standard with every rental, so planning the perfect outing is a breeze. Simply choose an option below ... and we'll see you on the river!
Explore the renaissance of Downtown Napa and the Oxbow Preserve at your own pace. Stop for a picnic lunch and a swim, or enjoy a post-paddle pint at Stone Brewery. Along the way spot river otter, great blue heron and a variety of native birds that inhabit this forested, riparian corridor where saltwater marsh meets freshwater forest.
Round-Trip Paddle or One-Way Paddle
Home to the richest wildlife experience on the Napa River during spring & fall, paddle along a restored estuary just a few miles south of downtown with sweeping views of Mt. Veeder, Atlas Peak and Coombsville. Along the way, spot river otters, sea lions, turtles and a variety of native and migratory birds that inhabit these protected wetlands.
Ride a relaxed current with gentle breeze at your back for the duration of this one-way adventure. Connect with nature while your paddle breaks the surface of protected water, from cool-climate pinot vineyards to Downtown Napa. Stop for a picnic lunch at Kennedy Park and a swim, or enjoy a post-paddle pint at Stone Brewery. Along the way you may enjoy river otters and a variety of native & migratory birds that inhabit this critical habitat where tidal wetlands blend into the Napa River Valley.
2-hour minimum rental. $89/half day $109/full day *add $10 for Tandem
Kayak or paddleboard? Single or double? Dogs or kids? Whatever your needs and paddling preference, we've got you covered with premium equipment from brands we love.
No oversized pool toys here. Only premium inflatables from POP Paddle Co, Kahuna and Red Paddle Co that offer a smooth, stable ride.
Try our standard "surf style" cruiser from POP and Glide or upgrade to a displacement hull board.
Our premium sit-atop kayaks offer comfort and stability perfect for flat water paddling.
Ride in comfort with 2 adults and a child on a premium sit-atop kayak from Vibe or Crescent.
Our fishing fleet includes the full lineup from Vibe: Cubera 120, Shearwater 125 & Yellowfin tandem fishing kayaks – all fully-outfitted with rod holders, bungee straps, paddle seating and dry wells.
The Monster Bru is a massive 4-person board and holds 2 adults + 2 kids or 3 adults comfortably. Great for one-way or round-trip paddles. And yes, it's as fun as it looks!
The perfect spot for beginners, kids and anyone looking for effortless outdoor fun.
Calm, clean water and lots of it. Leave rough currents, heavy boat traffic and fog behind.
Surround yourself with wildlife, not wild crowds. You'll have the river all to yourself.
Your effortless escape on the Napa River is 3 steps away...
Choose a date, time and rental option.
Meet the NVP Crew at your launch site.
Enjoy a perfect day on the Napa River!